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common name: Angelica
synonyms: Angelica officinalis
full sun, part shade, shade
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
Short lived culinary and medicinal herb, often treated as a biennial. Upright and dramatic when fully grown with deeply divided green leaves and large heads of white or greenish-yellow flowers in late summer.
Likes a moist, slightly acid soil and preferably light shade.
Leaves and stems are edible.
The roots and leaves are used as a medicinal herb for the treatment of various ailments, including respiratory problems and anorexia.